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Professor Andrea Stone was interviewed on Bill Newman's show on WHMP April 13th about her recent poetry book, "American Spelling: Story in Verse."

Below is a link to the broadcast.

WHMP Interview

She'll be reading from the book on Saturday, April 16th at 6:00 in Smith College Neilson Library Browsing Room.


Below is a podcast of ENG Professor Bill Oram reading Robert Frost's poem 'Desert Places.' Enjoy!




Literary Lunches

The English department hosts 3-4 noontime literary discussions per semester. All are welcome and lunch is available for the first 20 attendees.

Fall 2016

(RESCHEDULED due to Mountain Day) Wednesday, October 12th, Seelye Hall 207, 12-1 The department's two newest faculty members, Lily Gurton-Wachter and Laura Fugikawa, will each introduce us to their current--and very exciting--scholarly work, and offer a glimpse of the courses they'll be offering next term.

Wedesday, October 26th, NEW LOCATION-The Poetry Center in Wright Hall, 12-1 A reading of the famous Shirley Jackson short story The Lottery by the Chair of the English Department, Michael Thurston.The department is also sponsoring a talk by author Ruth Franklin about her new biography of Shirley Jackson, which will take place on Friday, October 28th at 4:15 in Neilson Browsing room.


Wednesday, November 30th, Seelye Hall 207, 12-1 Description coming soon!




The 2016 Kennedy Lecture Series: "Antigone's Example: Early Modern Women's Political Writing in Times of Civil War" by University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Professor Mihoko Suzuki

Tuesdays at 5:00, Seelye 201